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Definition of the noun north america

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noun

  1. a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
  2. the nations of the North American continent collectively
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic words: accumulation / aggregation / assemblage / collection = several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    • member: American = a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country

Place

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.

Music

  1. "North America" is a musical album of Curlew.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  2. "North America" is a musical album of Hank Pine and Lilly Fawn.

Writings

  1. "North America" is a book by Israel Russell.
    • also known as "Glaciers of North America; a reading lesson for students of geography and geology"; "Lakes of North America; a reading lesson for students of geography and geology"; "Volcanoes of North America a reading lesson for students of geography and geology"; "Rivers of North America; a reading lesson for students of geography and geology"; "Volcanoes of North America; a reading lesson for students of geography and geology"
  2. "North America" is a book by Anthony Trollope.
  3. "North America" is a book by Kevin Hillstrom & Laurie Collier Hillstrom.
    • also known as "North America: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues (World's Environments)"
  4. "North America" is a book by Leta Beatrice Tree.
    • also known as "North America, and other poems"
  5. "North America" is a book by A. W. Rayns.

Miscellanea

  1. North America is a miniseries that aired on the Discovery Channel. It premiered on May 19, 2013. It ran for seven episodes, and ended on June 16, 2013.
  2. North America is a zoo exhibit.
    • also known as North American Wilderness

Phrases with North America

  1. great plains of north america
  2. United States of North America

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for North America

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Bayou HPS Oryzomys palustris North America (USA) Bermejo HPS Oligoryzomys chacoensis South America (Argentina) Black Creek Canal HPS Sigmodon hispidus North America (USA) Blue River NR Peromyscus leucopus North America ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, Human Relations Area Files, inc

location: Eastern North America south of the Canadian shield and east of the Mississippi ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

and are being carried by Africans to North America; architectural, textile, ceramic, agricultural, and culinary Traditions created by Africans in North America; African influence on North American farming, cooking. metal-working, architecture, ...

Google previewDictionary of Environment and Ecology (2009)

Over 7,000 Terms Clearly Defined by Peter Collin

Caribbean, North America Bahia Tapaculo (Scytalopus psychopompus) South America Beck's Petrel ( Pseudobulweria becki) ...

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The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because I think people in America, in North America, know that we have a very strong food safety system and that our food is safe to eat. (Ann Veneman)
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